Holiday Hours, Tips and Staff Picks for Gifts from the Ecology Center

Holiday Hours, Tips and Staff Picks for Gifts from the Ecology Center

Our Store, Farmers’ Market, Farm Fresh Choice and Recycling all have special holiday schedules in the next few weeks.

Farm Fresh Choice and the Farmers’ Market will be closed between 12/23/13 and 1/1/14.
Recycling will not be running pick up service on 12/25/13, and 1/1/14 but will resume Thursday, 12/26/13 – Saturday, 12/28/13, and Thursday,… Read more »

Help Us Remake Our Food System to Distribute Health, not Concentrate Wealth

Help Us Remake Our Food System to Distribute Health, not Concentrate Wealth

Our Executive Director, Martin Bourque, is sharing this message with our community of friends and supporters this month. We are honored to be a part of this community, to share this vision and to work toward a more healthy and just future.
The winter holidays are advertised as a time of abundance: shopping carts full… Read more »

We’re Thankful for Warm Coats! Coat Drive at Ecology Center Launches 11/29/13 through 12/24/13

We're Thankful for Warm Coats! Coat Drive at Ecology Center Launches 11/29/13 through 12/24/13

The Ecology Center is partnering with One Warm Coat to host a winter coat drive this holiday season. In the spirit of reuse and giving, bring your gently worn coats to the Ecology Center November 29th – December 24th, and put them in our coat bin. We’ll be donating our collected coats to local organization… Read more »

The New East Bay Climate Goal: Blocking Dirty Oil Refineries’ Expansion

The New East Bay Climate Goal: Blocking Dirty Oil Refineries' Expansion

An overflow crowd of 115 turned out last week to rally around an emerging goal for the Bay Area climate movement: to block our five East Bay refineries from processing the dirtiest crude oils, such as tar sands. The event, organized by the Ecology Center along with 350 Bay Area, the Sunflower Alliance, Idle No… Read more »

Season Ends for Albany Farmers’ Market, 10/30/13

Season Ends for Albany Farmers' Market, 10/30/13

The seasonal market will be taking a break for the winter. Stock up on squashes for winter eating, and other foods to put up. The farmers’ and prepared food vendors at this market will appreciate a strong last market, help make it happen. Bonus points to those who bring their Halloween best to the last… Read more »